Media Watch

  • Debate over grim crisis in Aleppo
    Dec 05, 2016 Compiled by Chiranjib Sengupta, Hub Editor
    Media grieves over horror and inaction in war-torn Middle East country
  • Castro turns out to be polarising even in death
    Nov 30, 2016 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    Death of Cuba’s former strongman leaves the world divided in its opinion of the world’s last prominent revolutionary
  • A split decision on Castro’s true legacy
    Nov 28, 2016 Compiled by Chiranjib Sengupta, Hub Editor
    The death of Cuba’s legendary leader Fidel Castro ignited a flurry of tributes and analyses last week all over the world
  • No end to Syrian regime’s atrocities
    Nov 23, 2016 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir, Senior Translator
    The ongoing suffering of the Syrian people and the Yemeni crisis were the focus of newspapers in the region
  • Putting ‘fake news’ into context
    Nov 21, 2016 Compiled by Chiranjib Sengupta | Hub Editor
    Putting ‘fake news’ into context
  • Arab anxieties over Trump can be understood
    Nov 16, 2016 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    Donald Trump’s election as America’s next president and what significance it carries for the region and Palestine came under intense scrutiny in the regional media
  • Good and bad news on climate change
    Nov 14, 2016 Compiled by Chiranjib Sengupta| Hub Editor
    Global Media Watch: Good and bad news on climate change
  • Let Aoun ‘fulfil his agenda’
    Nov 09, 2016 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    The ongoing battle in Mosul and expectations from the new Lebanese government were the topics that came up for in-depth discussion and comment in the region’s newspapers
  • Election of Aoun: A new chapter for Lebanon
    Nov 02, 2016 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    The attack on Makkah by Al Houthis and the election of Michel Aoun as Lebanon’s President were closely monitored and commented upon this week by the regional newspapers
  • FBI probe likely to weigh on Clinton’s prospects
    Oct 31, 2016 Compiled by Chiranjib Sengupta, Hub Editor
    Media outlets worldwide last week debated the timing of announcement
  • ‘Mosul a miniature version of a World War’
    Oct 26, 2016 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir, Senior Translator
    As the bloodshed continues in Aleppo, Mosul and other cities, regional newspapers discuss the consequences
  • Real challenge in Mosul is the aftermath
    Oct 24, 2016 Compiled by Chiranjib Sengupta, Hub Editor
    Iraq’s offensive to wrest control of Mosul from Daesh has come under intense media scrutiny
  • Arab Media Watch: October 20
    Oct 19, 2016 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    Aligning the conflicting interests of all the different parties involved in the fight against Daesh in Mosul is crucial
  • Thailand facing difficult transition
    Oct 17, 2016 Compiled by Chiranjib Sengupta | Hub Editor
    As tens of thousands of people descended on the Grand Palace in Bangkok to pay their last respects to King Bhumibol Adulyadej, global media examines the legacy of the late Thai monarch
  • ‘US is the one that can put pressure on Israel’
    Oct 12, 2016 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Translator
    As Tel Aviv goes ahead with its approval for new colony construction, newspapers across the region clamour for stern action from Washington
  • Peace prize for Santos triggers furious debate
    Oct 10, 2016 Compiled by Chiranjib Sengupta | Hub Editor
    The Nobel peace prize triggers a great deal of controversy every year, and this year was no exception across global media